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Argentina Set To Make Sweeping Changes To Save Their World Cup

Argentina Set To Make Sweeping Changes To Save Their World Cup Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli has named Chelsea wingback, Victor Moses as the most relevant player in the Super Eagles squad. Messi's Russian campaign threatens to be remembered for the tame penalty lick that cost Argentina victory against Iceland and the lacklustre performance that followed against Croatia . [Full Article...]

Liverpool 'make £150m Marco Asensio bid'

Liverpool 'make £150m Marco Asensio bid' Real Madrid starlet Marco Asensio has refused to dismiss a potential move to Liverpool this summer. In the meantime, there have been suggestions that he could be up for grabs for the very same reason, although it remains to be seen how his role changes under Julen Lopetegui. [Full Article...]

Mexico triumphs 2-1 in match against S. Korea

Mexico triumphs 2-1 in match against S. Korea Carlos Vela smashed them into the lead from the penalty spot in the 26th minute at Rostov Arena, which had been taken over by Mexico's sea of fanatical supporters. "The most important thing is the result". The Mexicans knew a win would take them to the top of Group F ahead of Sweden who have three points, and they did themselves lots of good by winning the game. [Full Article...]

Serena Williams: Wimbledon seeding decision by All England Club on Tuesday

Serena Williams: Wimbledon seeding decision by All England Club on Tuesday In an interview with The New York Times , U.S. Tennis Association president and chair Katrina Adams likened the experience to that of a CEO who leaves her company to have a baby only to return months later at an entry-level position. Wimbledon has precedence for doing so with several players, Williams among them. Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova occupies the 32nd seed spot and the former world N... [Full Article...]

Cavs' Altman says there's a 'good dialogue' with James

Cavs' Altman says there's a 'good dialogue' with James If the Cavs were to select a point guard rather than trading for a proven All-Star like Walker, it would signify that they're not too confident in retaining James heading into free agency. I knew that question would come, but I like to be here. But I like to be here. "I still want to be in championship mode ", he said. Always wanted to win here. [Full Article...]

Argentina rebels against manager Sampaoli

Argentina rebels against manager Sampaoli Messi and Argentina are on the brink of elimination from the World Cup after taking just one point from their opening two games. The Argentines would survive with a win and an Iceland loss or draw. Gabriel Mercado, Nicolas Otamendi and midfielder Lucas Biglia trained separately from the rest of the squad in the gym as they recover from minor knocks. [Full Article...]

Federer again pushed hard, advances to Halle semifinals

Federer again pushed hard, advances to Halle semifinals The world No. 1 was made to work hard against Ebden, who saved five of the eight break points he faced and was leading 5-3 in the second set. On the other side of the draw, fourth seed Roberto Bautista-Agut was tested by a determined Karen Khachanov en route to a 6-3 6-7 (3-7) 6-3 triumph. [Full Article...]

James Harden named NBA Most Valuable Player

James Harden named NBA Most Valuable Player Tonight, awards will be handed out to the league's best ballers, including MVP, Defensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year. However, Houston was defeated by Golden State in the Western Conference finals. Usually, the knock on Harden was his defense, but in the switching scheme the Rockets employed all season he held his own. We have a new member of the Defensive Player of the Year club. [Full Article...]

Germany apologised for reaction aimed at Sweden bench

Germany apologised for reaction aimed at Sweden bench Germany beat Sweden 2-1 on the same day with a free kick by Toni Kroos in the final minute of injury time, keeping its World Cup hopes alive after a surprising loss to Mexico in their first match. Toni Kroos said his last-gasp victor made amends for his earlier mistake and kept the holder's World Cup dreams alive. After their fantastic run took them to the semi-finals of the 2002 Worl... [Full Article...]

Sampaoli downplays talk of unrest, vows to get best of Messi

Sampaoli downplays talk of unrest, vows to get best of Messi Petersburg for the team's last Group D match. Messi might need cheering up, having been criticised for his tepid performances at his fourth World Cup with Argentina facing the shocking prospect of exiting the tournament early unless remaining Group D results go their way. [Full Article...]

How to watch Iran vs

How to watch Iran vs Ronaldo has been in imperious form in the ongoing quadrennial tournament, scoring four goals , including a stunning hat-trick against former champions Spain in their opening match. As the FIFA World Cup 2018 is advancing to next stage, the craze among fans is on next level. A controversial injury-time penalty given after a VAR review salvaged a draw for Iran after Ricardo Quaresma's fi... [Full Article...]

Argentina's World Cup mutiny has reportedly turned into a players' coup

Argentina's World Cup mutiny has reportedly turned into a players' coup Russia's World Cup organizing committee said on Friday seven Argentinians had been detained by police after fighting with Croatian fans at a match on Thursday. Messi salvaged a disastrous campaign under three different managers with a hat-trick away to Ecuador in the Albiceleste's final qualifier. The Everton midfielder missed a penalty against Nigeria, and his team will need to do more to... [Full Article...]

Media laud Swiss win over Serbia but blast celebrations

Media laud Swiss win over Serbia but blast celebrations Arsenal midfielder Xhaka and Stoke City's Shaqiri trace their roots to Kosovo, a former province of Serbia where thousands were killed and tens of thousands more chased from their homes during a 1998-1999 conflict between Serbian forces and ethnic Albanian guerrillas. [Full Article...]

McIlroy and Spieth bounce back from US Open

McIlroy and Spieth bounce back from US Open Paul Casey (67) and Russell Henley (65) were two strokes back going into the weekend. The only one he missed was at the par-four 18th, where he slipped while hitting his approach shot that resulted in a poor chip and missed putt for par. "It's fun playing with good friends". "It's a matter of time before it gets to the level where I have been at before", said Spieth. There are some holes you can... [Full Article...]

Argentina v Nigeria: Troost-Ekong speaks ahead of all-important clash

Argentina v Nigeria: Troost-Ekong speaks ahead of all-important clash Argentina's forward Lionel Messi (2ndR), midfielder Javier Mascherano (C), forward Sergio Aguero (2ndL) and midfielder Ever Banega arrive a training session at the team's base camp in Bronnitsy, on June 23, 2018, during Russian Federation 2018 World Cup football tournament. [Full Article...]

Brazil vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report

Brazil vs. Costa Rica - Football Match Report In the second half, Brazil were more aggressive but Costa Rica still found a way to stop them in the final third by switching their 3-4-2-1 formation to a 5-4-1 whenever the Brazilians tried to pounce into their penalty box. Brazil, too, need a win, if only to show that their surprise draw with Switzerland in their first game of the tournament was a one-off. "The second half, it was handsome, pe... [Full Article...]

Warda defends coaching staff, teammates after disappointing World Cup campaign

Warda defends coaching staff, teammates after disappointing World Cup campaign Lovely penalty save from Essam El-Hadary! The Barcelona striker has struggled to really get going in Russian Federation - although he scored what turned out to the victor against Saudi Arabia last week, that was more down to an error from Saudi keeper Mohammed Al Owais than a particular moment of brilliance from Suarez himself. [Full Article...]

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica

Firmino helps Brazil to late win over Costa Rica While holding the ball deep in the opponents' half, Neymar decided against running the clock down by shielding the ball and instead opted to produce a moment of magic. During training, Neymar seemed to be lame, who was sceptical about his physical ability to play in Russian Federation. The bigger debate surrounds the striker positions and whether Firmino will start alongside Gabriel Jesus ... [Full Article...]

Who’s Through And Who’s Out Ahead Of The Final Group Fixtures?

Who’s Through And Who’s Out Ahead Of The Final Group Fixtures? Mohamed Salah is likely to start Egypt's final match against Saudi Arabia on Monday in a fixture between two eliminated sides in Volgograd. Toni Kroos' dramatic late victor on Saturday kicked Germany's campaign into gear, and they can secure their progression to the last 16 if they match Sweden's result in the final game. [Full Article...]

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz racially abused via social media after World Cup defeat

Sweden's Jimmy Durmaz racially abused via social media after World Cup defeat The squad then joined Durmaz in a collective shout of "F*** racism!" before applauding and jogging off to begin their training session. The whole squad was lined up behind Durmaz as he read a statement . "Something I did appreciate today is that we didn't lose our nerves and break out in panic after conceding a goal". The Swedish tactic of closing down the centre of defence and allowing the ... [Full Article...]


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